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Document Details


Title: Geoffrey Riddenhough
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of British Columbia. Library, University Archives & Records Management Services
Collection: Armed Forces at University of British Columbia Oral History Collection
Description: 1. Education at UBC early 1920s, Fairview campus, Sir Henry Newbolt affair, interest in military training, joined C.O.T.C. 1928/29, discussion of article in Defence Quarterly (1931). 2. International affairs, French military (1932), poor morale in France, military intelligence (1939), importance of security, C.O.T.C. - UBC, World War II, instructor in arms, training camps, British army tradition.
Extent: 34 pages
URL: http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/military/UBC%20AT%20184%20Geoffrey%20Riddenhough.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Riddenhough, Geoffrey, 1900-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 20-Jul-1973
Interviewer: Specht
Organizations discussed: Canada. Army; Canada. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: British Columbia; Canada; North America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: British Columbia; Canada; Canada. Army; Canada. Navy; Canada--Armed Forces; North America; Oral history; Soldiers; World War I, 1914-1918; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1914-1918--Veterans; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029353-32556